Internal Communications & EDI Support Specialist

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin

About Second Harvest

We believe that everyone in our community should have equal access to healthy, affordable, and culturally-significant food. Through our core services of food acquisition & storage, food distribution, and FoodShare Outreach we provide those facing hunger in our community access to enough nutritious food to thrive.

Since 1986 we have been supporting our neighbors struggling with food insecurity in southwestern Wisconsin. From adding new programs to new buildings and building expansions, our focus on helping people make ends meet and live healthier lives has never changed.


  • Everyone in our Community has enough nutritious food to thrive. 


  • Second Harvest exists to end hunger in southwestern Wisconsin.


  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Humility
  • Inclusion
  • Equity
  • Innovation

Position Details

Internal Communications & EDI Support Specialist
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison, WI

We have an exciting new position as Internal Communications & Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Support Specialist. The Specialist will be responsible for managing and executing internal communication strategies, programs, and tactics. The individual in this role will oversee the planning, writing and delivery of timely, relevant, and compelling content to help drive awareness, engagement, and a sense of connection to the organization’s mission, vision, values and key strategic priorities. Reporting to the Chief Strategy & Development Officer, the individual will work closely with the Human Resources Director and Director of Marketing & Communications to ensure that internal and external messaging are aligned and coordinated.

Additionally, the Specialist will be an ambassador and steward for SHFB’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy and the organization’s environment of open communication. The Specialist will use their skills to work with internal teams and collaborators to support the planning and launch of innovative projects via communications and processes that align with our commitment to EDI.

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Required Education/Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience with professional writing, editing and delivery in an internal communications role. 
  • Previous experience in an EDI-focused role or strong understanding of the impacts of systemic racism or marginalization. 
  • Ability to successfully pass background check.

Preferred Education/Experience 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. 
  • Related project management experience. 
  • Knowledge of change management practices and methodologies. 
  • Experience initiating, driving, and delivering people-related change management programs, earning trust, and translating research and best practices into action. 
  • Experience presenting information that persuades, influences, educates, and enhances understanding at all levels §
  • Experience working with community-based, nonprofit organizations. 
  • Lived experience with the impacts of systemic racism or marginalization.

Salary Range: 

$58,700 - $70,400

As part of our compensation package, we offer a comprehensive benefits plan. Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance (we pay 90% of premium) 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Insurance 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with up to 5% match 
  • Short Term Disability Insurance 
  • Long Term Disability Insurance 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Generous Paid Time Off at 23 Days per year. 
  • 13 Paid Holidays per year
  • Employment Transition Pay

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